Executive Compensation as an Agency Problem

@article{Conover2004ExecutiveCA,
  title={Executive Compensation as an Agency Problem},
  author={C. Mitchell Conover},
  journal={Cfa Digest},
  year={2004},
  volume={34},
  pages={22-23}
}
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